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Dr. Richard Taddeo

Podiatry
Millburn, NJ
27 years experience male

Locations

Richy Taddeo

Castrocaro Terme, FC Italia

Address

Via Sorgenti #44, Castrocaro Terme, FC Italia
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 1:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

AmeriHealth

Millburn Podiatry Group

Millburn, NJ

About

Bio

Podiatrist practicing in NJ with frequent trips to Emilia Romagna in Italy. All aspects of Podiatric care with concentration on the Diabetic foot and Sports Medicine and Custom Functional Orthotics.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Podiatry

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

259 Answers
89 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Strengthening : exercises as well as stretching and possibly custom-made functional orthotic device should help.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
It means...: You have a limitation in the motion of turning your palm up to the sky when it's facing the ground. Think of supination like holding a bowl of soup.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Not much: both are podiatrists but the surgeon has had more specific training in residency to do surgery
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Easy: gout usually affects the big toe joint and ingrown nails are where the nail is at the end of the toe beyond the joint. Both are usually red and swolle... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Drink water and sleep well the night before travel. Bring your Rx in good duppy.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Give a thorough history of how long you have had it and how you manifest it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Call your hospital : And ask who they recommend.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Stretching the Achilles' tendon routinely and vigorously greatly helps the plantar fasciitis.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Gravity: Gravity is the enemy as is salt. Limit your salt intake and don't sit or stand stationary for long.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Try: Try and get out in an unfamiliar area to change your daily routine.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Wear shoes with good arch support. Stretch the Achilles' tendon aggressively. Use ice on area.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Avoid: Avoid sitting or standing still long periods of time. Watch salt intake. Wear support stockings.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Don't eat or drink more than you normally do.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Could be gout : High uric acid in the system from drinking alcohol can cause gout. It is most common in the big toe joint but the knee can be another area affected.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
When only a part: Of the nail is removed. Usually the side that is ingrown
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Try Yoga: at the basic level. It's probably the best way to stretch and there are various YouTube videos that can teach you how to start and you should be able ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Stretch the...: Achilles tendon. The more limber it is, the less the foot has to work. Twice a day for five minutes.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
A new one will grow: Just keep it clean and protected
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Too many calories: try and measure your caloric intake vs your caloric burn. Eat lean protein and fiber to put in good weight and muscle
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Yes: Anytime it flares up during a return to activity, it becomes 'acute' again which usually signifies inflammation. Ice is best for that. At that stage y... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Friction: From rubbing in a shoe on top or at end because it's usually the longest toe. Try a better-fitting shoe and try icing it when its at it's warmest or r... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Avoid purine rich: Foods like alcohol, organ meats, and cheeses. Eat or drink cherry juice which helps clear your system of excess uric acid
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Not at all: That's a very reasonable amount
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Could be both: But there is nothing wrong with trying that cream for a 4 week cycle
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Slant back : It's the angle of the cut at the edges of the toenail to clear the nail from the skin
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Subungual hematoma : blood under the nail. May need to be drained. It WILL feel better.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
5 lbs is a bit light: And it will take time. Many repetitions frequently will produce results but tone takes time. The more you put in, the faster you will get results.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Nerve impingement : You may have a nerve impingement in your upper spine or shoulder on the left side. It is very common.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Probably : a simple muscle pull. If it hurts with certain motion and feels painful on the surface that's most likely. Get it checked out if it worsens
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Probably : Just the tendon rolling over the bone if there is no pain, swelling, or history of injury
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
They should : Especially if you have low arches
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Lean protein : And dietary fiber rich in vegetables and fruit
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Highly unlikely : Growth plates in both males and females should be fully closed in late teenage years at latest. Age 30+ is a big stretch. No pun intended
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Just use otc: Anti fungal cream for 4 weeks. Bleach can be caustic to skin and odor remains, especially when feet perspire.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
See below : Use anything with urea or lactic acid otc but use regularly
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Buy an otc: Anti fungal like Lotrimin or Lamisil (terbinafine) and use as directed.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Could be...: An allergic reaction or contact dermatitis. Use anti fungal for 4 weeks and add a mild cortisone cream for the itching
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Take: Take the supplement Biotin. Drink plenty of water and avoid exposing nails to extreme temperature.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Explain what it is that troubles you about the appearance of your nail and provide a good history.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Tell him the mechanism and chronology of the injury and be specific to the location where pain is.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Ignore: Provide a thorough history on how you get it and in what particular situation.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Podiatrist: You need some painless debridement and a derm doesn't do that like a Pod
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Tinea Pedis...: Or athletes foot is most likely. Keep the feet dry and out of shoes as much as you can and apply an otc anti fungal for 4 weeks. If it gets worse, see... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
May be a strain: In the muscle or even some irritation from a shoe
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Old school...: Plain old sit-ups, push-ups, and even squad thrusts are a good base to begin to tone your core
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Gastrocnemius/soleus: Which pull the Achilles' tendon plantar flexing the foot
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
Laser tx for ting?: That doesn't make any sense. Tingling is a sign of neuropathy and a symptom of lower back issues or diabetes most likely. I don't see how any laser ca... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
High purine content: organ meats, cheeses, alcohol
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 27 years experience
They are basically : The same. One may work better than the other but make sure you take it with food so that it doesn't upset your stomach

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Taddeo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Taddeo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks! I'll try out one of my old running shoes and an arch support insole to see if it helps before considering orthotics.
HealthTap member
Thanks. FYI - F/up last wk. Dr filed w/ Dremel & color looked more normal too. Will see in 2 months if re-thickens or bad color, then oral meds.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Your reply is the most insightful as compared to the other 3 that were just too obvious a choice. thanks.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College of Podiatric Medicine,
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

JAMAICA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

WYCKOFF HEIGHTS MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Podiatrist, Second Place, National - Fall
2014
Top Doctor, Third Place, New Jersey - Fall
2014
Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
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